Ubuntu’s Business Desktop Remix: Taking a Closer Look

In case there was any doubt that the long-term success of Canonical is tied in large part to Ubuntu’s viability as a desktop solution for businesses, Canonical CEO Jane Silber recently announced a new official spin of Ubuntu tailored at just that market. Will Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix soon find its way to an office near you? That may be too early to say, but here’s a look at what the latest Ubuntu flavor is all about.

It’s no secret Canonical has been pushing Ubuntu for corporate workstations strongly. As early as 2008, the company partnered with IBM on a virtualized desktop solution for businesses. More recently, it’s been pushing Ubuntu as a desktop operating system for enterprises in literature, and has also expanded the life cycle of LTS releases to help appeal to corporate customers.

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